Teach technical and academic early childhood education curriculum through courses that will serve to complete college course requirements typically associated with freshman and sophomore level courses. These courses allow students to go into academic and career/technical programs within distinct career pathways.
To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional programs. part-time faculty members at Blinn College are unranked and have the common title of Instructor.
Essential Duties :
Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
Provide leadership in assessment and data analysis for program improvement strategies.
Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
Evaluates students' performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
Responsible for other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Master's degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field. or Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in child development, early childhood, education, special education, or related field.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other instructors, staff, administration and students.
2 years or more working/teaching experience in early childhood/child development or related field desirable
Texas Teacher Certification in PK-Kindergarten desirable
Established in 1883, Blinn College offers a variety of college academic transfer, workforce training, and continuing education classes for more than 18,000 students who attend one of our four campuses or our comprehensive distance education programs. The premier two-year college in Texas, Blinn College has the state's highest percentage of students who transfer to leading four-year institutions.